Posts from March 2017

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Easter 2017

by mattsaville

Celebrate Easter with the Portsdown Cluster Maundy Thursday: April 13th 7.00pm – Holy Communion at Christ Church Good Friday: April 14th 10.00am – Walk of Witness at Christ Church (followed by hot cross buns) 10.00am to 12.00pm – Easter Fun at CoGS (Fun for all the family with food, games, crafts, egg hunt and more…) […]

Stewardship Promoter

by mattsaville

The PCC would like to appoint a Stewardship Promoter.  This is a volunteer position to work alongside the Vicar to encourage and enable financial giving at Christ Church.  This will involve: arranging an annual review of giving thanking givers personally each year for their generosity promoting the Parish Giving Scheme as the most efficient way […]

From the Vicarage: March

by mattsaville

‘If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb’. So goes the old saying. We’re supposed to start the month with wintery winds and end with springtime serenity. We’ll see. What we can be sure of this year is that the start of March coincides with the start of Lent. […]

Mission of the Month: Tearfund

by mattsaville

Farida is a bright, confident 26-year-old woman who can normally be found with a huge smile on her face. Born into poverty in Egypt and then broken by personal tragedy, she is a shining example of how God’s love can transform any situation. When she was 20, Farida’s family arranged for her to marry into […]